The HCC Fire Academy has served the West Central Florida area since the early 1970s by providing highly skilled firefighters to the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County and other surrounding municipalities. Classes are taught at the HCC Fire and Police Training Center and are scheduled year-round with a new academy beginning shortly after the previous one is completed. Currently, we offer both part-time and full-time classes to accommodate our students.
2021 Fire Academy Schedule
21-01 Full Time Begins 01/04/21 and Ends 4/23/21
21-02 Part Time Begins 01/04/21 and Ends 6/15/21
21-03 Full Time Begins 05/10/21 and Ends 8/20/21
21-04 Part Time Begins 06/28/21 and Ends 12/01/21
21-05 Full Time Begins 08/23/21 and Ends 12/03/21
- Full time class schedule is Monday through Thursday 0700-1600 and the last Friday of every month 0700-1600.
- Part time class schedule is Monday, Wednesday and every other Tuesday 1800-2300 and every Saturday 0800-1900
This schedule is based on the new requirements from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for 492 hours, Minimum Standards Program.